At the crease from Calcutta to Pinkney Park

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Magna Magic profiles a man with a lifetime of cricketing passion. Watching and developing Sherston’s young cricketers is something that he not only enjoys, but judging from the quality of cricketers to have come through his mentoring, will testify to his obvious talent at bringing out the best in Sherston’s cricketing youth. Just some of the boys to be coached … Read More

Ground improvements – an update

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The club has received a small setback in its application for grants, we had hoped to receive an ECB grant for 50% of the cost of the sightscreens, but unfortunately we have been turned down on this occasion. Caroline Dickenson is actively pursuing several other funding routes and we will obviously keep you all fully updated as we get more … Read More

Punt of the month…

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So Cheltenham has come and gone and the results from our very scientific experiment in predicting winners are in. We had hoped to show how much each tipster would have won had they had a £1 bet on each race. The answer unfortunately is not enough to buy even a cup of warming tea, let alone the bubbles that had … Read More

Successful GroundForce Day

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On a lovely spring morning good numbers showed up to support the clubs ground-­‐force day on 6 April. Work to prepare the covers, test the machinery, clean the pavilion, hand-­‐roll and mark the square and roll outfield kept everyone busy. Probably the most encouraging work completedwas the successful replacement of the rotten strut on one of the sightscreens. Both sightscreens … Read More

Welcome to MagnaMagic no3!

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This, the 3rd edition, sees us celebrate an exciting and busy April that has seen Groundforce preparations at Pinkney Park where many players, friends and juniors came and restored the ground to playing order. On the same day the Matthews very kindly entertained the club at Pinkney Park for a lovely evening of pre-season drinks, with a special appearance from … Read More